The vast genre of Caribbean cuisine is lovingly savored by tourists and locals, particularly for including regional spice blends, ripe veggies and fruits, and some of the best seafood in the world. Thankfully there's an enormous pool of restaurants with this cuisine on the menu.
With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual attitude at Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill to the tasty dinner and lunch at Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill, there's something for every guest and all types of budgets.
The list below allows you to read up on this full list of Caribbean establishments awaiting the Virgin Islands' guests. For each of the options, click to discover the details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.
Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill , part of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, is at 7150 Bolongo Bay; it's 2.8 miles to the southeast of Charlotte Amalie. Fresh fish from the Virgin Islands' coasts and Caribbean fare come together for some great dishes at this colorful establishment. Iggies has plenty of choices for everyone who visits, whether you are looking for a quick bite from a hamburger, or to sit down at a table and order some fresh seafood. In addition, their fully stocked bar has options for those looking for a cold beer or a large tropical cocktail. More than just food an drinks though, Iggies may be best known for their night life when they have local bands, karaoke, and dancing on the sand, making Iggies a great place to have a meal or just to have fun.
Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill is a good option for people who are going to spend some time exploring this side of the island; it's two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south west of Charlotte Amalie. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for Caribbean creations and one favorite, hamburgers, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza. The menu here is quite eclectic with offerings including American, Caribbean, Mexican, and Caribbean favorites.
Sangria's Beachside Bistro is on the premises of Elysian Beach Resort, and is a smart choice for vacationers thinking about staying near this neighborhood. It is 0.8 miles southeast of Red Hook. Hoping to indulge a bit on pizza during your stay? Then you'll likely agree Sangria's Beachside Bistro could be a permanent plan in your vacation agenda. Dining at Sangria's takes place on a covered patio overlooking the beach, where guests sit on woven chairs pushed up to patio-style glass-top tables.
Oceana Restaurant & Wine Bar is located in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; to the west of Charlotte Amalie. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Caribbean cuisine and seafood, but they're also quite the favorite for steak. Oceana Restaurant offers open air seating, with elegant tropical-style furniture and fine linens, making the ambiance both refined, yet island-friendly.
Bleuwater, on the premises of Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas, is located in Catadupa, a neighborhood in East End; 0.7 miles to the southeast of Red Hook. As soon as you walk in, you're in for an upscale dining experience that's a world apart from street vendors and casual beach bars. The decor at Bleuwater, with its high, canoe-style beams, island flowers, and candlelit centerpieces can only be described as "island chic." Meanwhile, French doors open out to a view of Great Bay, making this elegant spot a breathtaking one as well.
|Bleuwater||0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook||Caribbean||(340) 775-3333|
|Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||--|
|Caribbean Fusion||Central St. Thomas||Caribbean||(340) 777-8800|
|Coco Blue Restaurant||1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town||Caribbean||(340) 774-7253|
|Coconut Cove||0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook||Caribbean||(340) 775-3333|
|Cruzan Beach Club||1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town||Caribbean||(340) 775-6550|
|Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 777-4711|
|Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill||2.5 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie||American, Caribbean||(340) 227-5525|
|Fat Turtle||0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 775-8328|
|Fish Tails||1.5 mi. East of Central Maroon Town||American, Caribbean||(340) 714-3188|
|Glady's Café||Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 774-6604|
|Iggie's Beach Bar & Grill||2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 693-2600|
|Island Time Pub||1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town||Caribbean, International||(340) 774-2929|
|Latitude 18||1.9 mi. East of Central Maroon Town||Caribbean||(340) 777-4552|
|Lobster Grille||2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean, Eclectic||(340) 775-1800 ext. 2500|
|1.3 mi. East of Central Anna's Retreat||Caribbean||(340) 779-8809|
|Mimi's Seaside Bistro||2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 775-2081|
|Mojo's Rum & Surf Shack||0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 775-6656|
|North Side Bistro & Brewery||2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 775-5098|
|Oceana Restaurant & Wine Bar||0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 774-4262|
|Petite Pump Room||Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 776-2976|
|Sangria's Beachside Bistro||0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook||Caribbean, Mediterranean||(340) 714-7874|
|St Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens||1.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 774-4999|
|Sunset Grill||1.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||American, Caribbean||(340) 776-8500|
|0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean, Vegan, Vegetarian||(340) 775-2650|
|Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant||Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean, Jamaican||(340) 774-1996|
|Victor's New Hideout||Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 776-9379|
|Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 778-6676|
|0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie||Caribbean||(340) 777-5633|
Despite your dining plans, you may find the best offerings of Caribbean food in the Virgin Islands are those that you find unexpectedly during your daytime travels. But, noting the names of a couple of interesting-sounding restaurants on the list, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To discover even more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.
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